Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.
Hygroma Of The Tuber Calcis
|Identification and elimination of the cause||Ensure horses have enough bedding in their stall for lying down without injury, install anti-kick devices in horse stalls, behavioral therapy techniques.|
|Cold hosing and/or icing the affected leg|
|Topical anti-inflammatory||Applied over the affected area|
|Surgical drainage||Sometimes required in serious cases, where the fluid within the swelling needs to be drained by a veterinarian as a soon as possible, followed by pressure bandaging to minimize more fluid from accumulating.|
|Corticosteroid injections||In serious cases, your veterinarian may inject a long-acting corticosteroid into the area once the fluid is drained, as an aid to help improve the chances of recovery from the injury.|